Hip Hip Hurrah, Nouveau Frees Up The Fermi Microcode
Phoronix: Hip Hip Hurrah, Nouveau Frees Up The Fermi Microcode
Within the Nouveau kernel module there's been reverse-engineered kernel mode-setting support for NVIDIA's Fermi GPUs (the GeForce 400/500 series) since last summer. Earlier this year, Nouveau Fermi acceleration support was added with the necessary kernel DRM bits, to the Nouveau X.Org driver for EXA/X-Video acceleration, and a respective Gallium3D Mesa driver...
The initial "FUC" microcode